Posts Tagged School of Art and Design

CONFERENCE EXPLORED TEXTILE TRENDS:
FIT’s first Summer Institute digs deep into sustainable fashion

They came from Eileen Fisher and Harley-Davidson, from the University of Kentucky, Purdue, and India’s National Institute of Fashion Technology. All told, more than 30 academics and industry professionals from four continents studied at FIT for a week in June, participating in the first annual Summer Institute on Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles. They learned…

A Proliferation of Student Art

Anyone wandering the college’s lobbies, hallways, and gathering spaces in May saw an impressive diversity of artwork created by graduating students in FIT’s 17 Art and Design majors. See more images on our blog, Hue Too (blog.fitnyc.edu/huetoo).

Major News about Minors

FIT is offering two new minors this year. Creative Technology, offered through the School of Art and Design, is for students who want to study digital technology beyond their prescribed curriculum. Ethics and Sustainability, an interdisciplinary minor, comprises 17 courses that will enhance students’ understanding of the philosophical, social, economic, and environmental impact of their…